Yael comes to Carmel Academy after a 17-year career in hospital administration with expertise in operations, finance, human resources, regulatory compliance and program development. She was appointed after a nationwide search supported by a committee of Carmel Academy Trustees, volunteer and staff leadership.
Yael holds a Masters in Public Health from Yale University and an undergraduate degree in political science from Barnard College. Her career in hospital administration spans from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she held administrator, manager, supervisory and project administrator positions in an array of operations. She comes to Carmel Academy from Westmed Medical Group, where she was the Site Director in White Plains and Scarsdale, overseeing the operations of both practices, which encompasses 20 medical specialties and more that 340 providers and staff.
Yael lives in White Plains with her husband and three children. Born in Israel, she grew up in Nashville, TN and Great Neck, NY. An alumna of Jewish day and high schools, she is deeply committed to Jewish education, the greater Jewish community and Israel. She recently concluded a four-year term as a member of the Hebrew Institute of White Plains Board of Directors.